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Number Crunch

Published Friday Feb 9, 2024

Author Matthew J. Mowry


$138.9 million

The total loan volume supported by the
Small Business Administration in NH in FY 2023, benefiting 470 Granite State businesses.

Source: Small Business Administration





Manchester-Nashua’s rank among the country’s 30 best metros for career development. The metro is #2 for low unemployment rate, #4 for student-to-teacher ratio, #4 for job mobility
for high-skill workers and #6 for percentage increase of high-qualified jobs between 2021 and 2022.

Source: CommercialSearch



$2.5 Million

The median sales price of closed home sales in New Castle in 2023, making 03854 the priciest ZIP code in NH and the 44th most expensive nationally.

Source: Property Shark




New Hampshire ranks second among the best states to work based on eight metrics.

Jobs grew by 1.6% annually, GDP grew by 1.3% annually, 11.2% of workers are in a union, and the average work week is 38.9 hours. In addition, there are no state and local taxes, 17.3% of residents work from home, and the average commute time is 26.7 minutes.

Source: Peak Sales Recruiting  study using data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, MIT and the Tax Foundation.





The number of annual emergency room visits per 1,000 residents in NH, making us the 9th most injury-prone state.

Sources: New York Pain Care, American Health Association, Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Association of State EMS Officials


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